Fresh out of the oven is exceptional news that Malaysia’s Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Aziz will be appointed treasurer of the Umno-led Barisan Nasional’s Selangor chapter on Sunday, paving the way for the ex-CIMB boss to fly the ruling party’s flag at the following normal election owing in a calendar year.
For now while, he has to direct the government’s mammoth hard work to trim expenses, so it can keep on to pay back for subsidies that help suppress the result of soaring charges and deal with unhappiness with Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s administration.
The close ties between Singapore and Malaysia ended up underlined again previous 7 days when Johor’s Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar was conferred an honorary doctorate by the Nationwide University of Singapore (NUS). Singapore President Halimah Yacob reported “Singapore and Malaysia are shut neighbours with deep ties involving our peoples, notably in Johor. The daily traffic flows across our land borders bear testament to this.”
From time to time nevertheless, the traffic doesn’t stream so perfectly, these types of as when the driver and passenger of a Singapore-registered car had been arrested right after a highway rage incident at the Second Link bridge.
Study also about Malaysia’s combat to flip the tide on coastal erosion, as 15 for every cent of its beach locations shrink by far more than 4 metres each year.